Nov. Sappho has 39 ratings and 1 review. Markus said: SAPPHOBy Franz Grillparzer ( )A dramatic play in five acts produced for the first. 1. Okt. Project Gutenberg · 58, free ebooks · 17 by Franz Grillparzer. Sappho by Franz Grillparzer. No cover available. Download; Bibrec. Page 55 – My place was there on high amidst the clouds; Here is no room for me but in the grave! They who the gods elect their own to be May claim no kindred.

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Sappho by Franz Grillparzer

Sappho, in deep pain and suffering, returns to her goddess to ask for advice and decision. For me, the beauty of this work, is in the extraordinary quality of the language of poetic verse, throughout the play. As destiny would gri,lparzer it, they are soon caught up with and brought back before Sappho.

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Martin rated it liked it Mar 27, You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. An attempt is made to combine the passion and sentiment of modern life with the simplicity and grace of ancient masterpieces.

Phaon, in the name of love and youth, pleads for her life and his liberty. Is there no other feeling?

Delphine Loulou rated it really liked it Jun 05, E rated it it was ok Aug 27, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Isabella rated it liked it Nov 09, Jooreetza rated it it was ok May 13, Want to Read saving…. Michael Windsor rated it it was amazing Aug 09, Agnes Pauer rated it really liked it Oct 19, Lists with This Book. Page 25 – Wherefore at the feast Did Sappho with arch smile upon her lips Look towards thee and then cast down her eyes?


Page 64 – willingly betray.

Kita-r rated it did not like it Dec 28, Although the verse has neither the dignity nor the sheer beauty of some of Grillparzer’s later work, notably Des Meeres und der Liebe Wellen Waves of the Sea and of Loveit has the cumulative quality which often accompanies verse written in long stretches at a single sitting, a quality which does not detract from its distinctly dramatic value.

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Sappho by Franz Grillparzer

Flyvsk rated it liked it Jul 25, They who the gods elect their own to be May claim no kindred with the sons of Earth. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Retrieved from ” https: Other editions – View all Grillparzeer This page was last edited on 13 Februaryat To ask other readers questions about Sapphoplease sign up.

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Common terms and phrases adorned altar Aphrodite arms art thou beauteous behold bliss boat bosom breast brow canst thou chariot child Chios CITIZEN clouds colonnade coursers crime crown Cymbals dagger dare despise dwell e’en e’er earth enchantress Enter phaon EUCHARIS Exeunt falsehood flowers gainst garland gaze gifts give glad glance golden lyre grassy bank grave Greece grotto hail hand hast thou head heart hither hold joyous Khamnes kiss lady life’s Look lord loud love’s lowly magic maiden MELITTA midst mute neath Noble lady o’er Olympia’s once rejoicing RHAMNES rose rose-tree round SAPPHO scarce Scene shore silent slaves sleep smile song sorrow standing sting sweet tears thank Theano thee thou art thou hast Thou shalt thou wert Thou wilt thought thy lips thy mistress thyself trembling Twas unshackled unto voice wakes weep Wherefore word Wouldst thou wreath ye gods youth.


At the same time, he has developed a poetic symbolism in the story, and the conflict between the spiritually gifted Sappho and the beautiful Melitta becomes, in Grillparzer’s hands, the conflict between art and the pleasures of life. Sappho quickly observes the situation, and even though she loves Melitta like her daughter, organizes the exile of the child to Chios, over the sea, to some friends.

A Tragedy in Five Acts. Ivana Korpar rated it liked it Aug 20, The idea of Sappho, born in Mytilene, singing to her lyre, and falling in love with Phaon, is based on historical backgrounds of ancient Greece. It seems that Sappho is not sure of Phaon, and in an attempt to ascertain his lover forever, she performs a ceremony and song addressed to Aphrodite, asking for help from her protective goddess. Pointing to the altar in the back-ground. Page – is shown. Melitta in tears and obedience accepts the verdict grillparzed.

Published by Reclam first published No trivia or quizzes yet. Raddydaddy rated it it was ok Nov 18, Nov 26, Markus rated it really liked it Shelves: Sappho has the right to gdillparzer Melitta, her servant, and slave to death. Diese hat sich von der Welt bereits abgewendet, wirft alle Symbole ihres weltlichen Erfolges ins Meer und reagiert nicht auf das Paar.